Education minister drops by two primary schools

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THE Minister of Education yesterday visited Katok A Primary School and Tungku Primary School to observe and take note on the effectiveness of the schools’ academic intervention programme initiatives.

According to a press release issued by the ministry, the visit also serves to let the delegation to ascertain the schools’ preparation in the students’ enrolment for the new academic year which kicked off on Monday.

Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Suyoi Hj Osman was accompanied by Deputy Minister of Education Pg Dato Paduka Hj Bahrom Pg Hj Bahar.

The delegation’s first stop was Katok A Primary School.

Headmaster of Katok A Primary School Jusita Hj Abd Rahman and Head of cluster one Marina Chek Bujang welcomed the guests upon arrival.

At the school, the delegation inspected a Year 4A Malay Language class, Year 1A English Language class, Year 5C Mathematics class and Year 5B Science class.

The school’s headmaster also briefed the delegation on the school’s profile prior to the conclusion of the visit.

The school has 521 pupils and 39 teaching staff.

The ministerial delegation then headed to Tungku Primary School where the minister was greeted by Headmaster of the school Hjh Norliha Hj Matali.

At the school, the minister visited the Special Education Need Assistant Teachers (SENA) room and visited classes where Year 6C Malay Language and Year 6B Islamic Religious Knowledge were being taught respectively.

The delegation also inspected the counselling intervention programme that was conducted at the school’s hall.

The school has 569 students and 46 teaching staff.

Other members of the delegation included the ministry’s permanent secretary (core education), Dr Hj Junaidi Hj Abdul Rahman, and Deputy Permanent Secretary (core education) Dr Hjh Romaizah Hj Mohd Salleh.

The Brunei Times